Ciĝdem Lüle, PhD.

Dr. Lüle is a research gemologist, mineralogists and educator. She is the owner of Kybele LLC consulting firm based in Illinois, USA. As an independent researcher, she has dedicated a large part of her career to archaeogemology; the identification of gem findings from archaeological sites, with the emphasis on origin investigation. Her consultation services also incorporate developing tailored education for the gem professionals, appraisers, gemologists, and gemology students. She currently serves as a consultant to Gemworld International, as well as a contributing editor to the GemGuide. She is the technical advisor to the World of Color communication system.

Dr. Lüle's professional education includes BSc. in Geo Engineering and MSc. in Mineralogy from Ankara University, Turkey; PhD. in Mineralogy from Hacettepe University, Turkey; Diploma in Gemmology and Diamond Diploma from Gem-A and Graduate Gemologists diploma from GIA.

In 2016, she was awarded the prestigious AGA Antonio C. Bonanno Excellence in Gemology Award.


Tucson Conference - Wednesday, January 31, 2018

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